How to run GIMP in a single window

If you are as excited about the upcoming release of GIMP 2.8 as me, then it’s probably for the new single-window mode that will debut with GIMP’s next release. GIMP, the “GNU Image Manipulation Program”, has traditionally used a very unique interface consisting of a workspace and two floating toolbars. By far one of the most controversial design decisions in the open source world, this has lead to the creation of a number of forks which tried to combine all of GIMP’s windows into one. Finally, though, starting with version 2.8, a single window mode will find its way into the official GIMP version. If you don’t want to compile the latest development branch of GIMP yourself, but still want to run GIMP in a single window, there is a nifty little script that allows you to do just that: GIMPBox… [...]